The Laboratory Rat, Second Edition features updated information on a variety of topics including: rat genetics and genomics, both spontaneous and induced disease; state-of-the-art technology for housing and husbandry; occupational health, and experimental models. A premier source of information on the laboratory rat that will be of interest to veterinary and medical students, senior graduate, graduate students, post-docs and researchers who utilize animals in biomedical research.
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Bacterial and Mycotic Disease
Behavior and Behavioral Analysis
Embryology and Teratology
Euthanasia and Necropsy
Experimental Modeling and Research Methodology
Gerontology and Age-Associated Lesions
Hematology and Clinical Biochemistry
Housing and Environment
Legal and Ethical Perspectives
Medical Management and Diagnostic approaches
Metabolic, Traumatic and Miscellaneous Disease
Reproduction and Breeding
Spontaneous and Induced Mutants
Transgenics, Phenotyping and the Rat Genome
Wild and Black Rats
Wild and Miscellaneous "Rats"
Mark A. Suckow, DVM, DACLAM, is the Associate Vice President for Research, Attending Veterinarian, and Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Kentucky. He is on the council on Accreditation at the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International. Dr. Suckow has 25 years of experience with IACUC organization and regulatory compliance, laboratory animal medicine, research with a variety of animal models, and animal facility design and management. He is the previous editor of laboratory animal publications with CRC Press and AP/Elsevier, including Principles of Animal Research, Research Regulatory Compliance and The Laboratory Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster and Other Rodents
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Craig L. Franklin University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, U.S.A..